Sri Lanka coalition government / Hong Kong extra powers / Vietnam graft directive

Corruption crippling Sri Lanka's coalition government (opinion).  "Marred by serious allegations of corruption and mismanagement, Sri Lanka's much-hyped coalition government appears to have very little to celebrate as it completes two years in power."
Munza Mushtaq/Asia Times:

Weigh pros and cons before giving ICAC extra powers (editorial).  "With extra powers come additional responsibilities."
South China Morning Post:

Vietnam tells officials to avoid graft and live modestly.  Top officials must display "no corruption or opportunism... and be determined to push back against the degeneration in political ideology," said the directive, agreed by the Politburo, the decision-making body of the ruling Communist Party.
Reuters/VN Express:

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